adverbialize

verb
ad·​ver·​bi·​al·​ize | \ ad-ˈvər-bē-ə-ˌlīz How to pronounce adverbialize (audio) \
adverbialized; adverbializing; adverbializes

Definition of adverbialize

transitive verb

: to create an adverb from (an adjective, a noun, etc.)

Other Words from adverbialize

adverbialization \ ad-​ˌvər-​bē-​ə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce adverbialize (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of adverbialize

1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adverbialize

adverbial + -ize

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20 Jan 2021

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“Adverbialize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adverbialize. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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